Region: Canada

Goldman opens new boutique in Canada

Calvin Goldman QC, the former head of Canada’s Competition Bureau, has left Goodmans to start his own firm in Toronto.

22 October 2020

McMillan hires from Blakes

Joshua Krane has left Blake Cassels & Graydon after 10 years to join McMillan’s competition practice as a partner in Toronto.

06 October 2020

Enforcers agree new cooperation framework for digital age

Antitrust agencies in the UK, US, Australia, Canada and New Zealand have signed a competition framework agreement that aims to increase cooperation in cross-border investigations.

03 September 2020

Amazon probed for abuse in Canada

Canada’s Competition Bureau has made an unusual call for information as it launches a wide-ranging investigation into Amazon’s potential abusive conduct.

17 August 2020

Canada updates collaboration guidelines

Canada’s Competition Bureau has published a draft revision of its competitor collaboration guidelines, recommending changes to the guidance for the first time since it was introduced in 2009.

06 August 2020

EU checks on Air Canada/Transat deal

The European Commission has taken Air Canada’s proposed acquisition of Transat to a Phase II review, but lawyers say the coronavirus pandemic means the fate of the deal is still uncertain.

27 May 2020

Canadian enforcer finds Air Canada/Transat deal is anticompetitive

A merger between two of Canada's four largest airlines is likely to harm competition, Canada’s antitrust enforcer has found, but the deal could still be approved due to the coronavirus pandemic.

30 March 2020

Community round-up: Hausfeld opens new Amsterdam office

Hausfeld has opened a new Amsterdam office and the UK's Financial Conduct Authority has appointed Sheldon Mills as its interim executive director of strategy and competition.

14 February 2020

European and North American firms boost competition practices

Randall Hofley has returned from Canada’s Competition Bureau to Blake Cassels & Graydon’s Toronto office. Across the Atlantic, Neil Warwick has joined DAC Beachcroft in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne from Square One Law; and Bredin Prat named Guillaume Fabre and Anne Jussiaux as counsels in Paris.

07 February 2020

Metals company to preserve assets during Canadian probe

American Iron & Metal has agreed to preserve the assets of an acquired rival while Canada’s competition authority continues investigating the tie-up.

19 December 2019

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